Ioan Groşan, writer, playwright and journalist, was born in 1954 in Satulung, Romania. He studied at the Faculty of Arts at the Babeš Bolyai University in Cluj-Napoca and worked later on as a teacher, creative director of film studios of the Ministry of Culture and was an editor at Contrapunct and Academia Caţavencu. Today, he works as a journalist and editor fort he daily newspaper Ziua. Ioan Groşan is member of the Romanian Writers‘ Association.